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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After driving a couple of hundred miles in heavy traffic, this hotel was the perfect end to a hard day. Having been given an upgrade to one of the cottages I could not fault the furnishings, the garden nor the outdoor hydra pool. I was so impressed that I would pay the extra room rate on my next stay. Spa... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked to stay at Sopwell House as we were attending a family reunion nearby. The hotel staff were extremely professional and helpful. Very comfortable room, excellent spa facilities and numerous dining options. Beautiful outside terrace and grounds to wonder in. There was a large wedding in part of the hotel, but we were not impacted by that at all.... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plus points: Breakfast - tasty and varied cannot be faulted My room and bathroom were clean Customer Service by breakfast staff Location, gardens and tranquility of surroundings Negative points: Not all staff were as friendly as breakfast staff Spa was average - needs updating and improving (my local gym is better) I felt that the Superior Room I stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful presented, delicious dinner in the restaurant. The food was a real treat and the service was attentive and very friendly. We had cocktails in the newly refurbished bar before dinner which was very relaxing. Will defiantly be returning.

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Afternoon Tea for a group of 20 at considerable cost. Beautiful venue not matched by unfriendly service. The food was very good and plentiful, but the service was verging on rude. We waited a good half hour for drinks and when asked how long they would be was told aggressively that they were busy - not my problem, and they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

nice food let down by poor service and inability to meet and understand customer requests. Only go if willing to be told rather than be listened to as a customer. Complaints are met with arrogance and woeful customer appreciation. Would not recommend as its not cheap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location great food nice facilities stayed for our 20 year anniversary and the staff bought cake to our room with happy anniversary on it a very nice touch, breakfast has a huge selection everything you can think of and the dinner was one of the best meals I've eaten very impressed..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was very clean and well laid out. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was equipped with a fantastic shower. I was travelling alone. Tony and his brilliant team made me feel very welcome and seemed to know just how much attention people need. It was really busy when I arrived but the staff just did not let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed there for one night in a Sunday. We stayed in their newly built "mews" appartement and had Honeysuckle. This was a first floor, one bed place. It was EPIC! Really beautiful room, lots of refreshments, nespresso machine, free soft drinks. There was also an amazing fire, which we tried out even though it was July!!... More 

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your five star review of Sopwell House following your recent visit. I am also so pleased you had the opportunity to stay in one of our stunning Mews Suites which are perfect for a relaxing stay. Thank you for your all your wonderful comments and I am pleased the team looked after you so well.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a drink on the terrace followed by Saturday lunch in the bistro - a well-stocked and tasty buffet offering as much as one could eat. Attentive staff and great ambience in a setting that's pleasantly chic and felt like good value for money.

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your four star review of Sopwell House following your recent visit to our Brasserie. I am delighted you had such a memorable time and enjoyed the amazing selection of food we have on offer here. I am thrilled that the whole team looked after you so well. We really appreciate you taking the time to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Restaurant at Sopwell House
The Restaurant at Sopwell House
Cuisines: British, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in 12 acres of tranquil gardens Sopwell House is a 4 star hotel in Hertfordshire and the former Georgian country residence of Lord Mountbatten. Once you enter this 'home away from home' our attentive staff, family friendly service and luxurious spa facilities will provide the perfect setting to your stay or event. Our Country House hotel enables you to escape from it all and is within easy reach of London, St Pancras National & International Train Station and Luton Airport. With 128 stylish bedrooms and suites including 16 soon to be completed Mews Apartments to choose from, exceptional service, delicious food and our opulent spa you'll find it hard to leave. As well as boasting 19 flexible function suites, Sopwell House has recently been awarded winner of the 2015 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence in the category 'Best for Meetings' recognising their outstanding contribution to the corporate and social world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sopwell House

Address: Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range: $164 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sopwell House 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Sopwell House Country Club Hotel St. Albans
Sopwell House Country Club And Spa
Sopwell Hotel Country
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